Commuters cover their faces with clothes to protect themselves from sun on a hot summer day in Hyderabad on Monday, June 3. Climate data for Pennsylvania Hourly Data Report for July 23, 2020. Millions of people across Africa are facing a critical shortage of water and food, a situation made worse by climate change. [2] In recent years a ground temperature of 84 °C (183.2 °F) has been recorded in Port Sudan, Sudan. Many weather records are measured under specific conditions. Christopher C. Burt, a weather historian writing for Weather Underground, believes that the 1913 Death Valley reading is "a myth", and is at least 2.2 or 2.8 °C (4 or 5 °F) too high. On 25 July, a temperature of 42.6 °C (108.7 °F) was recorded in Lingen, Lower Saxony. According to Germanwatch's Global Climate Risk Index, Honduras ranks among the countries most affected by climate change. That's slightly hotter than July 2016, when the world was in the throes of one of the. The province is experiencing a consecutive streak of July days above 30°C, but will it be enough to set a new record for the most-ever number of July days at that temperature? A reading of 50.1 °C (122.2 °F) in Vioolsdrif on 28 November 2019 was declared invalid by the South African Weather Service. [10] There have been other unconfirmed reports of high temperatures, with readings as high as 66.8 °C (152.2 °F) in the Flaming Mountains of China in 2008. 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Jean-Noël Thépaut, head of the Copernicus program, said: "While July is usually the warmest month of the year for the globe, according to our data it also was the warmest month recorded globally by a very small margin.". About government. This means we are rapidly approaching the crucial threshold of 1.5 degrees, which will precipitate the risk of extreme weather events and food shortages for hundreds of millions of people. More about our weather records Calgary Weather History for the Previous 24 Hours Show weather for: Previous 24 hours December 7, 2020 December 6, 2020 December 5, 2020 December 4, 2020 December 3, 2020 December 2, 2020 December 1, 2020 November 30, 2020 November 29, 2020 November 28, 2020 November 27, 2020 November 26, 2020 November 25, 2020 November 24, 2020 November 23, 2020 … Indian laborers sleep on a side walk in Prayagraj on Sunday, June 2. ", "Time to Update World's Driest and Wettest Locations? An Indian man uses a towel to wipe the sweat on his face on a hot and humid summer day in Hyderabad on Monday, June 3. Graphic: Earth's temperature record Each year, four international science institutions compile temperature data from thousands of stations around the world and make independent judgments about whether the year was warmer or cooler than average. Use the tabs below to view the data for each location. An Indian man rests under a bridge during a hot summer afternoon in Allahabad on Sunday, June 2. A, The Pasterze glacier is Austria's largest and it's shrinking rapidly: the sign on the trail indicates where the foot of the glacier reached in 2015, a year before this photo was taken. The temperature has been reported as 54 °C (129 °F), however weather historian Christopher Burt argues that the thermograph trace was misread. A general view of a lake running dry on a hot summer day near Ajmer on Sunday, June 2. "With continued greenhouse gas emissions and the resulting impact on global temperatures, records will continue to be broken in the future," he added. A new UK heat record was set with 38.7C at Cambridge University's Botanic Garden. This is the world's lowest-lying country, with no part lying more than six feet above sea level. Civic workers remove dead fish floating at a partially dried up lake in Ambattur, Chennai, India, Tuesday, June 18. Europe wasn't the only region baking in July. Year *. A highly variable climate causes uneven distribution of rainfall, making droughts even more extreme. The European Union's Copernicus Climate Change Programme, which analyzes temperature data from around the planet, said that July was around 0.56 °C warmer than the global average temperature between 1981-2010. The former highest official temperature on Earth (held for 90 years by 'Aziziya, Libya) was reassessed in July 2012 by the WMO which published a report that invalidated the record. 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